Voting is always important. It is one way we all can protect our communities and our waters. The people we elect make decisions that impact Wisconsin’s waters.
Clearly, right now voting in person presents some challenges.
One solution is voting absentee. There has been some confusing information in the media about voting absentee. We want to provide you with information from trusted sources.
River Alliance of Wisconsin is committed the health and safety of our members, partners, volunteers, staff and board—as well as the health and safety of those in our community who are more vulnerable.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, River Alliance is instituting the following measures, effective immediately through April 24th, at which point we will re-evaluate and adjust as necessary.
Here we go again! Mining interests continue to pursue potential projects in Wisconsin. A new company, Badger Minerals, applied for an exploration license for a known mineral deposit in Oneida County from the DNR in January. While Badger Minerals is “new,” the name behind the company—Tom Quigley—is not.
Mr. Quigley is a geologist and former vice-president of exploration and senior technical...
Thanks again to everyone who has contacted their elected officials about water quality legislation. The State Assembly has finished their work for 2020. The Senate will hold their last floor session at the end of March.
At this time, it is unclear which of the 13 Water Quality Task Force (WQTF) bills the Senate will choose to vote on. Our position...
Thank you to everyone who contacted legislators about the Water Quality Task Force (WQTF) bills. All 13 bills have made it through the committee process. The next step is for the full Assembly and Senate to vote and then the Governor needs to sign the bills into law. The Assembly will be voting on the WQTF and a few other...
Welcome to week two of Water Quality Task Force bills. Thanks to everyone who contacted legislators last week; there was an incredible response to our Action Alert!
This week we are focusing on three bills that help farmers steward Wisconsin’s land and waters. All three bills will have hearings this week. There are TWO action alerts related to these bills: